The Diary Of Samuel Pepys A Selection

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The Diary Of Samuel Pepys

Author : Samuel Pepys
ISBN : 0141439939
Genre : Authors, English
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In his diary, Pepys provides a definitive eyewitness account of the main events in 1660s English history, along with lively descriptions of his socializing, his amorous entanglements, his theatre-going and music-making.
Category: Authors, English

Diary Of Samuel Pepys Selected Passages

Author : Samuel Pepys
ISBN : 9780486436678
Genre : Fiction
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Parliament member and the trusted confidant of Charles II, Pepys details the Great Fire of London, the horrors of the Plague, the display of the head of Oliver Cromwell at Westminster Hall, more.
Category: Fiction

The Diary Of Samuel Pepys Vol 1

Author : Samuel Pepys
ISBN : 0520225791
Genre : History
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The editors went back to Pepys' original 300-year-old manuscript to reconstruct a complete edition of his "Diary" which deals with some of the most dramatic events in English history: the London Fire, the Great Plague, the Restoration of Charles II, and the Dutch Wars. "One of the glories of contemporary English publishing."--Michael Ratcliffe, "The Times." 11 illustrations. 5 maps.
Category: History

Particular Friends

Author : Samuel Pepys
ISBN : 1843831341
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Intriguing insight into the minds of two exceptional men whose contribution to our understanding of 17th-century England is incalculable. SPECTATOR
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Diary Of Samuel Pepys

Author : Samuel Pepys
ISBN : MSU:31293008546578
Genre : Great Britain
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Samuel Beckett S Library

Author : Dirk Van Hulle
ISBN : 9781107001268
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The first study examining the importance of the marginalia, inscriptions and manuscript notes in the 750 volumes of Beckett's library.
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The Book Buyer

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ISBN : CHI:79236490
Genre : American literature
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The Arvon Book Of Life Writing

Author : Sally Cline
ISBN : 9781408122716
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Fascinating, wide-ranging, hugely knowledgeable - an indispensable guide and a beguiling education William Boyd Packed with insights and advice - just the inspiration to start writing! Jenny Uglow Everyone has a story. This book shows how the best writers tell them, and offers advice on how to tell them yourself. Biographers Sally Cline and Carole Angier teach life writing - an area of creative writing that is exploding in popularity - at the world-famous Arvon Foundation. They have distilled the essence of their popular course on memoir, autobiography and biography into this wide-ranging book. The Arvon Book of Life Writing offers three fascinating ways into the genre. First, reflections on their trade by the authors, exploring its special challenges: truth, memory, ethics, evidence and interpretation. Second, personal tips and tales from 32 top British and American life writers - autobiographers and memoirists, literary, sports and celebrity biographers; plus a critic, an agent, a literary editor, two novelists, and a ghost writer. Third, a practical guide, complete with exercises, designed for use in creative writing courses or by individual writers at home.
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Samuel Pepys

Author : Claire Tomalin
ISBN : 9780141910314
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Samuel Pepys is the astonishing biography by bestselling author Claire Tomalin 2002 WHITBREAD BOOK OF THE YEAR 'Immaculately well done. Tomalin has managed to unearth a wealth of material about the uncharted life of Samuel Pepys' Craig Brown, Mail on Sunday 'Sex, drink, plague, fire, music, marital conflict, the fall of kings, corruption and courage in public life, wars, navies, public execution, incarceration in the Tower: Samuel Pepys's life is full of irresistible material, and Claire Tomalin seizes it with both hands. Fast, vivid, accessible' Hermione Lee, Guardian 'A rich, thoughtful and deeply satisfying account. It takes us behind and beyond the diary - which means that, on finishing it, we can reread the diary with greater pleasure and understanding then ever before' Noel Malcolm, Evening Standard 'In Claire Tomalin, Pepys has found the biographer he deserves. Her perceptive, level-headed book finally restores to the life of the diarist its weight and dignity' Lisa Jardine, New Statesman 'A great achievement and a huge pleasure. A vivid chronicle of contemporary history seen through the all too human preoccupations of this ordinary and extraordinary man' Diana Souhami, Independent From the acclaimed author of Charles Dickens: A Life and The Invisible Woman, this celebrated biography casts new light on the remarkable diaries of Pepys and brings his story vividly to life once more. Claire Tomalin is the award-winning author of eight highly acclaimed biographies, including: The Life and Death of Mary Wollstonecraft; Shelley and His World; Katherine Mansfield: A Secret Life; The Invisible Woman: The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens; Mrs Jordan's Profession; Jane Austen: A Life; Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self; Thomas Hardy: The Time-Torn Man and, most recently, Charles Dickens: A Life. A former literary editor of the New Statesman and the Sunday Times, she is married to the playwright and novelist Michael Frayn.
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